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#01 Harsh Advice for Poets

Harsh Advice for Poets (Core Course, lesson #01)


Does what it says on the tin, and pulls no punches! Cut through the nonsense and confront common illusions, errors and bad habits, which hold poets back. Be ready for some harsh advice!


This is perfect class for anyone who wants to start taking writing poetry more seriously, and to start writing better poetry. It's also a great class for any poet who may feel stuck with their craft or who would like to progress further.


What is included in this class:


  • A lecture giving essential advice for writing poetry, covering: what makes a poem good or bad; unhelpful ideas and attitudes that hold you back; good practice tips.
    • Pack contains 1. a recording of the original lecture, 2. a copy of the lecture presentation and 3. the transcribed text.
  • Writing exercises: including a ‘diagnosis’ of common problems followed by exercises tailored to your ‘diagnosis' to get you out of your rut.


This is a downloadable class, you will receive links to download your digital learning resources in the thank you page of the checkout, along with an emailed link that will last for 30 days.

#01 Harsh Advice for Poets

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